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CLUB SERVICE PROJECTS

DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS, SOME OF OUR PROJECTS HAVE BEEN PUT ON HOLD.  WE WILL SERVE IN OTHER WAYS IN 2020. 

The Aquia Evening Lions Club participates in and supports the following projects:

  • Support-a-School Nurse (help fund extra expenses for the clinics)
  • School supplies (purchase needed supplies for students)
  • Annual College Scholarships (awarded to local high school seniors)
  • Aquia Harbour Fourth of July Celebration (with Aquia Harbour POA and Events Committee)
  • Special Needs Christmas Party (gift shopping and wrapping to assist Host Club)
  • Eye exams and eyeglasses (provided to local middle school and high school students referred by school nurses based on need)
  • Head Start Breakfast with Santa (shop and wrap gifts from children's wish list, serve breakfast to families, have Santa arrive with gifts)
  • Head Start Food Pantry (collect dry and canned goods at each meeting)
  • Kids for a Cure Club Camp (5-day camp for Type 1 diabetic children, assist financially and help with crafts at camp)
  • Lions Peace Poster Contest (middle school art to teach about peace)
  • Prom Night support (annual donation to after-prom party)
  • SERVE (Stafford Emergency Relief through Volunteer Efforts donations)
  • Sight and Hearing Van (District equipment used at public venues)
  • Empower House (donations to family domestic violence shelter)
  • Virginia Lions Eyeglass Recycling at Lake of the Woods (used eyeglass donations and monthly processing)
  • Environmental Project (assist community with cleanup)
  • Commonwealth Senior Living (run monthly bingo games for residents)
  • KidSightUSA member (conduct vision screenings for children 6 months to 6 years to find and treat eye problems using SPOT photorefractive machine)  
  • Sight and Hearing screenings at county schools (using SPOT and audiometer)
  • Snowbags for Head Start (shop and prepare bags of food for families during inclement weather)

Club Fundraisers

  • AmazonSmile (AEL Charities, Inc.)  -  Click Here
  • Aquia Harbour Country Club Breakfast with Santa
  • Combined Federal Campaign (AEL #:  99070)
  • Community Yard Sale (rent spaces, sell refreshments, find bargains, have fun)
  • Oktoberfest (with Events Committee run refreshments booth)
  • Monte Carlo Night (card games with prizes, great food, even dancing)
  • Paypal Donations (see button above)
  • Poinsettia Sales (start holiday decorating with beautiful red and white flowers)
  • Santa Home Visits (2020 visits will be outdoors and socially distanced)
  • White Cane (annual fishnet collection for use in sight programs)
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